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Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba

Watch seals play with their trainers, sharks swim above your head and dolphins jump out of the water at this award-winning marine park.

Discover the array of creatures that live below the surface of the ocean at Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba. This indoor marine park has 16 themed zones and habitats, from Jellyfish Kingdom to Seal Island. Walk through a tunnel surrounded by deadly sharks and colourful fish. You can touch starfish and other friendly creatures in a shallow pool. Watch your favourite animals being fed and seals interact with their trainers.

You’ll need at least 2 hours to see everything SEA LIFE Mooloolaba has to offer. Children and adults alike can enjoy the informative displays, with each colourful habitat well sign-posted. 

Pick up a map from the entrance. Make sure you ask about feed times, so you can visit your favourite animals when they’re being fed throughout the day. Attend one of the many talks and shows held every hour, including the popular Showtime at Seal Island. Watch as the cheeky seals play with their trainers and do tricks for the crowds. The presentations have a focus on conservation and are educational as well as fun.

Don’t miss the chance to walk beneath eight species of shark as they swim through the waters all around you. The Ocean Walkthrough is an underwater tunnel that’s split into zones. Wander through Shark Shipwreck, Coral Cove, Turtle Temple and Bay of Rays.

See otters, crocodiles and vibrant clown fish among the thousands of other species on display.

Enjoy a meal or light snack from the on-site café. Two gift shops are packed with souvenirs such as T-shirts, toys and postcards.

Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba is located on the southern end of the Mooloolaba Esplanade, a 2-minute walk from Main Beach. There is free on-site parking. 

The marine park is open every day except Christmas Day. There’s a fee to enter. Book online in advance for discounts or buy tickets from the entrance on the day. Ask for a stamp on your way in so you can come and go throughout the day.

Popular Activities at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Ensure you have heaps of time at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Here are the top things to do:

You might like to consider buying an UnderWater World Seal Encounter or a SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast General Admission while you're in the area. These activities are some of the best.

Examine our Mooloolaba things to do page to discover more activities in the area.


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Mantra Mooloolaba Beach ¥13,223
Mantra Mooloolaba Beach

Mantra Mooloolaba Beach

Cnr Mooloolaba Esplanade & Venning St, Mooloolaba, QLD
     
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Situated in Mooloolaba, this luxury aparthotel is steps from Mooloolaba Esplanade and Mooloolaba Beach. Kawana Beach and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast are also within 3 mi (5 km).

    Landmark Resort ¥16,657
    Landmark Resort

    Landmark Resort

    11 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
       
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Located in the heart of Mooloolaba, this luxury apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Mooloolaba Beach and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.

      Caribbean Resort ¥15,427
      Caribbean Resort

      Caribbean Resort

      17-19 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, QLD
         
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        This family-friendly Mooloolaba apartment building is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Mooloolaba Esplanade and Mooloolaba Beach. Kawana Beach and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast are also within 3 mi (5 km).

        Nautilus Mooloolaba ¥15,528
        Nautilus Mooloolaba

        Nautilus Mooloolaba

        30-32 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
           
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located in the heart of Mooloolaba, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Mooloolaba Beach and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Kawana Beach and Maroochydore Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

          Oaks Seaforth Resort ¥11,839
          Oaks Seaforth Resort

          Oaks Seaforth Resort

          98-110 Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland, QLD
             
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Situated near the beach, this luxury apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Suncity Tenpin and Maroochydore Beach. Mooloolaba Beach and Sunshine Plaza are also within 2 mi (3 km).

            Twin Pines Motel ¥7,018
            Twin Pines Motel

            Twin Pines Motel

            36 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, QLD
               
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Mooloolaba Beach and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Headland Golf Club and Sunshine Plaza are also within 3 mi (5 km).

              Direct Hotels - Sea Breeze Mooloolaba ¥10,171
              Direct Hotels - Sea Breeze Mooloolaba

              Direct Hotels - Sea Breeze Mooloolaba

              24 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, QLD
                 
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in the heart of Mooloolaba, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba Beach, and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Kawana Beach and Maroochydore Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

                Newport Mooloolaba ¥9,154
                Newport Mooloolaba

                Newport Mooloolaba

                135 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, QLD
                   
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in the heart of Mooloolaba, this apartment building is steps from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and Mooloolaba Beach. Kawana Beach and Maroochydore Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).